Introduction Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever. Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection is given by your doctor or nurse. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dryness in mouth, weakness, nervousness, blurred vision and heartburn. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Uses of Spasmo Forte Injection Abdominal pain Side effects of Spasmo Forte Injection Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you?re worried about them Common side effects of Spasmo Forte Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Loss of appetite Dryness in mouth Sleepiness Weakness Nervousness Dizziness Blurred vision Heartburn How to use Spasmo Forte Injection Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. How Spasmo Forte Injection works Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Diclofenac, which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic which works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms) thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling). Safety Advice Alcohol CAUTION Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor. Pregnancy CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor. Breastfeeding CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Driving UNSAFE Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive. Kidney CAUTION Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Liver CAUTION Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spasmo Forte 20 mg/50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
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